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The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces


“Whyte’s work remains a living and usable handbook for improving our cities, our countryside, and our lives.” —Nathan Glazer, Wilson Quarterly

“Holly always believed that the greatest lesson the city has to offer us is the idea that we are all in it together, for better or for worse, and we have to make it work.” —Paul Goldberger, Architecture Magazine

The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces

Available in paperback from the Project for Public Spaces.

Originally published by the Conversation Foundation in 1980.

Now available in Chinese (simplified characters)

Shanghai Translation Publishing, 2015